Human Growth & Development

Course Description

The Human Growth and Development course at Mid-America College of Health Sciences is a 3-credit-hour (45-clock-hour) course that will cover growth and development across the life span of an individual. Stages of individual biophysical and psychosocial development from conception to late adulthood are addressed. Theories of growth and development are introduced and examined.

The family as a unit and its influences on health issues are also examined. Emphasis is put on changes and characteristics of the older adult. Students will learn theoretical research and models specific to human development within various lifespans related to cultural, social, and environmental contexts.

General Admission Requirements

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid state ID
  • Valid SSN card
  • Plain black scrub set
  • Negative covid-19 test result

A covid-19 vaccination record rard will do in place of a negative covid-19 test result. The negative test result must be within 2 weeks of the course start date.

Course Schedule

Human Growth and Development is a 4-week course with classes that take place in person on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday evenings from 3 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Applicants who have met all the necessary requirements must meet for an orientation on the Friday preceding the course start date at 3 p.m.. At the end of the course, students are awarded a certificate of completion.

Class Time
Weekday Evening (Mon. - Wed,)
3 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Available Start Dates

The following start dates are available in 2022:

  • Oct. 24 – Nov. 16, 2022
  • Nov. 28 – Dec. 21, 2022

The following start date is available in 2023:

  • Jan 2. – 25, 2023

Cost and Registration

Tuition for the Human Growth and Development course is $950, which covers the cost of the class text book. There’s also a $25 non-refundable application fee and a 2.3% processing charge that applies to every transaction.

Payment must be paid in full before the course start date. Partial payment may be made, but the complete cost need to be received for you to participate in the course.

To register for this course, call (913) 708-8323 or stop by the office at 10000 W 75th Street, Suite 241, Merriam, KS 66204.